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Sport BTEC Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at Mayflower High School

Course description

The BTEC National Award in Sport provides you with an understanding of the
essential skills needed when looking to build a career in the sports sector. The two
year qualification will give you an insight into the various different occupational routes
you can take within the sector and help you to progress in existing employment or
move on to further study. The course consists of seven modules.

Course content

Three are compulsory core units which you will study in Year 12.

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology in Sport which introduces the basic structures and functions of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.

Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness provides opportunity to investigate the effects of exercise on the body’s systems through practical activities.

Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport describes the legal responsibilities of organisations and individuals that provide sport and exercise activities for others.

The four remaining modules are:

Unit 7: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise.

Unit 13: Leadership in Sport.

Unit 14: Exercise, Health and Lifestyle.

Unit 26: Work Experience in Sport/ Unit 4: Fitness, Training and Programming.

These modules will total 360 guided learning hours. This course is 100% coursework and requires independent learning and research with an ability to construct efficient essay style answers. Organisational skills and the ability to hit deadlines are essential.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs minimum grade C including GCSE PE or a Merit in Level 2 BTEC Diploma in PE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mayflower High School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016

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